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i·bex

 (ī′bĕks′)
n. pl. ibex or i·bex·es
Any of several wild goats of the genus Capra, especially C. ibex, native to mountainous regions of Eurasia and northern Africa, and having long, ridged, backward-curving horns.

[Latin.]

ibex

(ˈaɪbɛks)
n, pl ibexes, ibices (ˈɪbɪˌsiːz; ˈaɪ-) or ibex
(Animals) any of three wild goats, Capra ibex, C. caucasica, or C. pyrenaica, of mountainous regions of Europe, Asia, and North Africa, having large backward-curving horns
[C17: from Latin: chamois]

i•bex

(ˈaɪ bɛks)

n., pl. i•bex•es, ib•i•ces (ˈɪb əˌsiz, ˈaɪ bə-) (esp. collectively) i•bex.
any of several wild mountain goats of the genus Capra, of Eurasia and N Africa, having long recurved horns.
[1600–10; < Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ibex - wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and northern Africa having large recurved hornsibex - wild goat of mountain areas of Eurasia and northern Africa having large recurved horns
wild goat - undomesticated goat
Translations
kőszáli kecskevadkecske
fjallageit
kozorog

ibex

[ˈaɪbeks] N (ibexes or ibex or ibices (pl)) [ˈaɪbɪˌsiːz]cabra f montés, íbice m

ibex

nSteinbock m

ibex

[ˈaɪbɛks] n (Zool) → stambecco
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